Everett Raymond Kinstler Portrait Brush Set of 20 Silver Brushes - Everett Raymond Kinstler Portrait Set
A native New Yorker who began his career at age 16, drawing comic books and hundreds of book and magazine illustrations, as well as covers for paper back books. As one of the Golden Age era of comic book artists, his illustrations for magazines, including The Shadow and Doc Savage, have influenced the pop art school. He studied at the Art Students League, where he later taught from 1969 to 1974. Kinstler ultimately made the transition to portraitist, and established himself as one of the nations foremost portrait painters. For over four decades, Kinstler also has devoted time to landscapes and watercolors. In 1999, Kinstler received the Copley Medal from the Smithsonian, National Portrait Gallery, its highest honor. Kinstler received in 2001 the Portrait Society of Americas Gold Medal Award, also its highest honor.
Finest quality pure red sable marten tails create a range of superb sable brushes with a natural spring and generous color holding capacity. Renaissance brushes come to a fine point or sharp chisel edge that resists splitting. Select sable hair is carefully hand cupped, individually tied into bundles, then set by experienced brushmakers in seamless gold plated ferrules. Carefully balanced, gloss black hardwood handles are selected for this line.
Grand Prix Brushes
Grand Prix is made exclusively for Silver Brush by master brushmakers, using 100% naturally curved Chungking white bristle. This carefully chosen bristle has deeply flagged and interlocked tips for maximum color carrying capacity. Set in seamless copper ferrules and double crimped to long matte green lacquered handles. Perfectly balanced and shaped to fit the hand makes painting exciting and stimulating. The Worlds finest hog bristle brush!
This brush set includes these 20 Silver Brushes:
Grand Prix Brushes - Filberts in sizes 0, 1, 2 (2),4 (4), 6 (4), 8 (3), 9 (2), 10, 12
Renaissance Round (Size 12)
Renaissance Flat (Size 18 )